Herbert Gleiter

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Herbert Gleiter (born 13 October 1938 in Stuttgart) is a German researcher in physics and nanotechnology.

In 1966, he received his Ph.D. in physics from the University of Stuttgart in Germany.[1] He received the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize in 1988 for contributions to the field of nanotechnology.[2][3] He became the Chair Professor of the Institute of Material Science at Saarland University, Germany in 1979.[2] He has also held positions at Harvard University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the University of Bochum.[1]

Since 2012, he is Director and Chair Professor of the 'Herbert Gleiter Institute of Nanoscience' of 'Nanjing University of Science and Technology' of Nanjing in China.[4]


  1. ^ a b "Recipient: 2009 Institute of Metals Lecturer & Robert Franklin Mehl Award". The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society. Retrieved 2012-04-20.
  2. ^ a b "Speaker Biography... Herbert Gleiter". 2nd Nanotoday Conference. Archived from the original on 2010-12-09. Retrieved 2012-04-20.
  3. ^ "3rd Nano Today Conference". 2013-12-08.
  4. ^ "institute on Gleiter's name".

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